Citizens and insurance agents continue to express frustration over the roll out of MNSure. With $150 million in taxpayer money spent so far, the program is still far from meeting stated it’s objectives of better quality, lower cost health care.
Citizens frustrated by MNsure’s failings
The wider the margin between individual market enrollment projections and actual enrollment, the more likely that MNsure will face a severe budget shortfall down the road. The federal government set a goal of 33 percent of all enrollees between ages 18 and 35. Through Jan. 4, just 20.4 percent of MNsure individual market enrollees were between those ages. This could have serious negative impacts for 2015 insurance premiums.
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By: Rep. Joe McDonald